Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History & Culture Enduring Connections: Exploring Delmarva's Black History

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Record #95 from Dorchester County Circuit Court, Chattel Records, 1847-1860

County Dorchester
Volume 776
Page Number 163
Buyer or Manumitted Person James A. Stewart (or James H. Stuart)
Seller or Owner Rhoda Ann, Negro
Transaction Type Deed of ManumissionManumisstion
Date 29 Mar 1849
Transaction Abstract Due to respect James H. Stuart has for Stuart's parents, especially for faithfulness of Mother Priscilla who belongs to myself & wife & for $75 paid by friends of the parties, Stuart manumits Negro girl Rhoda Ann 7 yo, daughter of servant woman Priscilla. Signed 29 Mar 1849.

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